A "Top Tier" university in academic quality for 29 consecutive years – 1992-2020
Ranked 24th Best Regional University among all public and private universities in
the southern region. – 2020
Ranked 11th Top Public Regional University among all public universities in the southern
region – 2020
Ranked 31st among all regional universities in the south on the U.S. News & World
Report "2020 Best Colleges for Undergraduate Teaching Programs"
Ranked 13th among all regional universities in the south on the U.S. News & World Report "2020 Best
Colleges for Veterans."
Recognized as the top four-year college in Kentucky by Schools.com
Ranked on the "America's Best Colleges" list twelve consecutive years. – 2008-2019
Murray State ranked "Best Bang for the Buck" - 2019
Murray State ranked as a Military Friendly School - 2011-2017
Rankings current as of Fall 2019.